Police rescue three kidnapped victims in Ibadan.

Oyo State Police commissioner

The Police in Oyo State on Friday say they rescued three kidnapped victims who were abducted by gunmen at Onipe Village, along Ijebu-Ode-Ibadan road on Monday.


The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the rescue of the abductees in a statement issued on Friday and made available to journalists in Ibadan.

“Today, Friday 16th April 2021, at about 0900hrs, three (3) abductees namely; (1) Adebayo Abosede ‘F’ (2) Ogunrinde ‘F’ and (3) Okeowo Theresa ‘F’ who were abducted on 12th of Aril,2021 at Onipe, a suburb along Ijebu-ode/Idi-Ayunre axis of Oluyole Local Government Area, Oyo State regained their freedom.

“Their release was a result of pressure and meaningful intelligence from police along with effective Utilization of hunters and vigilantes who under the supervision of the police combed the suspected location in search of the abductees before recording the breakthrough.”

“The Commissioner of Police is hereby using this medium to appeal to the good people of the state not to relent in sharing credible and timely information with the Police for effective discharge of its duties,” he said.

According to Mr Osifeso, the state commissioner of policemen, Ngozi Onadeko, vowed to continue to protect lives and properties.



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